To keep it short and sweet – Epic games is hoping to give Fortnite players more ways to win, including support for additional play styles and counterplays.
The developer doesn’t go into too many specifics, but they admit that the dominance of shotguns, rocket launchers, and uncapped buildings, and would like to support other types of play styles.
They put it as such:
You should be able to find Victory Royales through multiple strategies. Shotguns should be strong, but other weapons have room to grow. Not every encounter should have to end in a build-off. We want to empower you to showcase your skill, strategy, and tactics in all variety of ways.